Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays


One-time WWF Tag Team Champion Randy ‘Moondog Rex’ Colley turns 64 today. He was born on May 2, 1950.

1964: Mad Dog Vachon defeated Verne Gagne to win the AWA World Title.

10-time World Champion The Rock turns 42 today. He was born on May 2nd, 1972. 

1987: AWA SuperClash II was held at the Cow Palace, in Daly City, California.
2,800 were in attendance to see Jimmy Snuka & Russ Francis defeated
The Terrorist (Brian Knobs) & The Mercenary (Ron Fuller) in the
main event.

1991: WWF held a
live event at The Wembley Arena, in London, England. The Ultimate
Warrior defeated The Undertaker via DQ in the main event.

1993: WCW held a live event in Harrisonburg, VA at the High School. Barry Windham defeated Ron Simmons in the main event.

1996: Dean Malenko defeated Shinjiro Otani to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title. 

1998: Chris Benoit defeated Booker T to win the WCW Television Title

2000: Chris Jericho defeated Chris Benoit to win the WWF Intercontinental Title on Smackdown.

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